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ate in 2020 with a B.F.A. Alex has also been accepted into the master’s program
in dramatic writing at NYU. Bronwyn, the youngest, was born in 1999,
and is currently attending Queen’s and will graduate in 2021 with a bachelor
of commerce degree. She will be a summer intern at Evercore in New York
Craig’s other passion beyond his family is sports. He is a determined but
long-suffering Canucks fan and a devoted Manchester United fan (notwithstanding
that his great-grandfather Andrew Hannah captained Liverpool
Football Club from 1889 to 1891). He loves to golf and is a keen runner, having
completed 14 marathons, including New York, Chicago and, his
favourite, Boston, where he recorded his personal best time of 3:09.
Craig is also a devoted parent to a long and proud history of family pets,
the range of which has spanned a course of dogs, cats and horses. Initially
the Ferris family’s brand of dog was the Scottish Terrier—Gordon, Bruce and
Audrey were all Scotties. They then decided to upsize with the beautiful but
massive Irish Wolfhound, Violet, and two horses, Normandy and Berkeley.
Craig is often employed on weekends to help clean out the barn where the
horses board in Southlands. We also must mention the cat, Murray.
Craig and Shelly have travelled the world together, often with their three
children. Craig’s office is adorned with pictures of all the wonderful places
they have visited together. Shelly is an elite equestrian rider, and many conversations
have been taken up with Craig proudly explaining to his friends
and colleagues Shelly’s accomplishments riding in the hunter division.
Craig’s brother Blake and sister Heather are and were close to him. The
recent loss of Heather was particularly painful for both Craig and Blake.
We at Lawson Lundell are very proud of Craig and pleased to share and
celebrate his accomplishments. It is a great honour to be the president of
the Law Society and a heavy burden that we are confident Craig will carry
with tact, sound judgment and determination.